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How To Save Money on Medical Bills

Did you know? The #1 cause of bankruptcy in the U.S. is medical bills? In fact, 63% of Americans have larger medical bills than expected, making it difficult for many to pay them off withou...

October 19, 2015

Alan Wu

How to Handle a Verbally Abusive Elder

Have you ever been on the receiving end of an angry outburst from your elderly mom or dad? If so, you’re not alone. While caring for an elderly parent can be one of the most rewarding expe...

October 5, 2015

Alan Wu

Take a Stand: Falls Prevention Awareness Day

As we say goodbye to summer and begin the fall season, Bay Alarm Medical is taking a stand to prevent falls. Today (yes, the first day of fall!) marks the 8th Annual Falls Prevention Awarene...

September 23, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

How Do I Give Mom Time Alone Without Actually Leaving Her Alone

No matter how old (or young!) you are, everyone needs a little alone time. As people age and require daily assistance, it can become more difficult to provide this necessary privacy. This is...

September 21, 2015

Jessica Caraballo

How No-Monthly-Fee Medical Alert Services Work

You may have heard about “no-monthly-fee” medical alert systems, but you might not understand how they work or if they are right for you or your loved ones. Before making a decis...

September 8, 2015

Alan Wu

Should Mom and Dad Move in with Me or into a Care Facility?

Being a caregiver comes with many difficult decisions. Perhaps one of the hardest is whether your loved one should move in with you or into a care facility. This decision can come with many ...

August 14, 2015

Jasmine Phu

How do I install my in-home medical alert system?

Setting up your Bay Alarm Medical alert system is quick and easy. Will demonstrates how to set up the In-home system which can be done with both, a traditional landline phone jack as well as...

August 6, 2015

William Wright

Top 5 Ways to Infuse Water

As you’ve probably gleaned from our previous article “Stay Hydrated with Clean Bottle This Summer,” Bay Alarm Medical is teaming up with Clean Bottle in order to combat senior dehydrat...

August 4, 2015

Alan Wu

Caregivers: How to Get Some “You” Time

Taking care of aging parents can be rewarding, but it can also make you feel as though you exist more as a sponge than as a human being — always being made to suck it up and take care ...

July 17, 2015

kayla_quinn

A Day with Meals On Wheels | Bay Alarm Medical

We recently took a drive to Meals on Wheels of San Francisco to donate over 3,000 pairs of Bombas Socks for their Socks 4 Seniors Program. During our visit, we hung out with the MOW team wh...

July 10, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

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